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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Fireworks discouraged this weekend

Authorities won’t enforce bans, but urge compliance


Last updated 7/2/2021 at 9:40am

DAVENPORT—County citizens celebrating Independence Day should use an option other than fireworks and other burns this year, all eight Lincoln County fire districts have said this week. The record-high temperatures, dry climate and high winds have forced all fire districts in Lincoln County to enact burn bans that include fireworks through the 4th of July.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Board of Commissioners and Reardan Police Department have said they won’t enforce burn bans with criminal punishments because an ordinance won’t be legally passed in time to allow for firework...

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